Tag: Garmin

Garmin Index S2 smart scale review: Very good, very pricey

30 minutes ago Buy from Amazon Positives Sleek designNice color display30-day weight trend is very usefulTracks a ton of metricsWi-Fi connectivity is convenient Negatives Expensive compared to competitionQuestionable value outside the Garmin ecosystem Bottom Line If you’re in the Garmin ecosystem and need a smart scale, the Garmin Index S2 is the scale for you. […]

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Garmin Vivoactive 4 review: All-around great

25 minutes ago Buy from Amazon Positives Garmin Pay support is convenientMusic storage is standardWeek-long battery lifeUnique breathwork exercisesAccurate fitness and health trackingUseful and accurate sleep tracking Negatives High price Bottom Line The Garmin Vivoactive 4 is a solid upgrade to the Vivoactive 3 and 3 Music, and will certainly please those in need of […]

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Garmin Venu Sq review: What the Venu should’ve been all along

11 hours ago 11 hours ago Buy from Amazon Positives Entry-level price pointLong battery lifeGarmin Pay support on all modelsAccurate fitness and health trackingUseful and accurate sleep tracking Negatives Music Edition costs $50 moreSmall display can be difficult to useGPS accuracy could use work Bottom Line Garmin’s first cheap multisport watch in years is a […]

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Cash-strapped buyers passing on smartwatches in favor of cheap fitness trackers

1 minute ago North American smartwatch shipments in 2020 slowed as wearable buyers have shifted toward cheap fitness trackers during the pandemic. Watches featuring Wear OS, and watches from Fitbit and Samsung have been struggling. Apple Watch Series 3 shipments have been on the rise, however. Many people are buying wearables to keep track of […]

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Garmin reportedly paid a ransom of ‘millions’ to get its services back

10 hours ago Garmin reportedly paid a ransom through an intermediary, Arete IR, to recover from a cyberattack. The move theoretically helped Garmin recover without violating sanctions. The payout is believed to be a ‘multi-million’ sum. Garmin may have recovered from a days-long ransomware attack simply by paying the ransom — albeit through indirect means. […]

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Garmin suffers major service outage, expect Connect to be down for a few days

10 hours ago Early Thursday morning, Garmin experienced a major outage across Garmin Connect. The outage is rumored to be caused by a ransomware attack. Expect Garmin Connect to be down for the next couple days. Having trouble getting your Garmin watch to sync with Garmin Connect? You’re not alone. Early Thursday morning, Garmin experienced […]

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